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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 3:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 28' North, Longitude: 48° 15' West

The ground speed is currently 447.17 meters/second, 1609.8 kilometres/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.67 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1000.08 miWest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 miNorth1000.05 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.1"1.76 miWest0° 17' 41.4"20.27 miNorth20.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 23' South, Longitude: 174° 58' West

The ground speed is currently 407.75 meters/second, 1467.9 kilometres/hour, 912.1 miles/hour or 792.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"15.20 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miNorth15.20 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.3"911.73 miWest0° 03' 26.1"3.94 miNorth911.94 mi
24 hours12° 22' 34.9"779.87 miEast1° 55' 00.5"131.91 miNorth796.60 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 12:10 PM1248 km775 miles674 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownSun 11:10 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmWest W
ParamariboSun 12:10 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmSouthwest SW
CastriesSun 11:10 AM1381 km858 miles745 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:10 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmWest W
RoseauSun 11:10 AM1410 km876 miles761 nmWest W
KingstownSun 11:10 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 11:10 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 11:10 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 11:10 AM1464 km909 miles790 nmWest W

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